Charming Antique French Silver Louis XVI Style Knife Holders by Olier and Caron.
This lovely Set of 12 knife holders is decorated in the Louis XVI Style with a simple décor of ribbon tied reeds and acanthus leaves.
The knife holders became more popular towards the middle of the 19th Century, the symbol of a table perfectly set up.
Our Knife Holders are perfectly balanced, very elegant and in perfect shape.
The Hallmark is Minerve 1 -1st title (950/1000) – Hence 1838 to 1919 – Paris
The Makers Mark is for OLIER & CARON
The Mark was registered in 1910 and shows the two initials with a rising sun above and a star underneath.
Their workshop was located at 33 Rue De Turbigo in the Marais area of Paris.